OFD Changes to Fulfil Mission

OFD News

The Office of Faculty Development co-directors, Bess Marshall, MD and Yumi Turmelle, MD, welcome the addition of Philip Abraham, MD, as co-director of the office.

Left to right: Bess Marshall MD, Philip Abraham, MD, & Yumi Turmelle MD.
Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, MD

Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, MD also joins the office as the Under Represented Minority Ombuds.

The addition of Drs. Abraham and Rivera-Spoljaric will better position us to fulfill the mission of the Office of Faculty Development:

  • Promote the career development of faculty
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of pediatric faculty
  • Increase leadership diversity
  • Enhance faculty satisfaction and wellness

 

To help guide the office in its mission our Advisory Committee includes:

Left to right: Cassandra Pruitt MD, Bess Marshall MD, Michele Estabrook MD, Yumi Turmelle MD, Lisa Moscoso MD, Janet Braun, & Philip Abraham, MD.

Not pictured: Jennifer Duncan, MD, Audrey John, MD and Katherine Rivera-Spoljari, MD.

Janet Braun continues as our Program Coordinator.

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